Dr. Jay Lee, MD

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Dr. Jay Lee, MD

Dr. Jay Lee, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Lee is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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    Dr. Lee's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (2)
    in Las Vegas, NV |
    Brilliant surgeon! Confident and a lifesaver!
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    He saved my life after a surgical accident not caused by him. I was near death when he went to work on me. I think he's brilliant.
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    Dr. Lee's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of California At Los Angeles

      Graduated in 1997

    • Internship Hospital
      Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center

      Completed in 1998

    • Residency Hospital
      Duke University Hospital

      Completed in 2004

      Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center

      Completed in 1999

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Brigham and Womens Hospital

      Completed in 2006

      Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

      Completed in 2001

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy